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Efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral treatment for generalized anxiety disorder: evaluation in a controlled clinical trial.
A GAD treatment that targeted intolerance of uncertainty, erroneous beliefs about worry, poor problem orientation, and cognitive avoidance led to statistically and clinically significant change at posttest and that gains were maintained at 6- and 12-month follow-ups.
Cognitive Treatment of Pathological Gambling
This study evaluated the efficacy of a cognitive treatment package for pathological gambling, using cognitive correction techniques to target gamblers’ erroneous perceptions about randomness and then to address issues of relapse prevention.
A National Survey of Gambling Problems in Canada
The 12-month prevalence of gambling problems in Canada was 2.0%, with interprovincial variability, and the highest prevalence emerged in areas with high concentrations of VLTs in the community combined with permanent casinos.
Cognitive and behavioral treatment of pathological gambling: a controlled study.
Posttest results indicated highly significant changes in the treatment group on all outcome measures, and analysis of data from 6- and 12-month follow-ups revealed maintenance of therapeutic gains.
A Science-Based Framework for Responsible Gambling: The Reno Model
A strategic framework is described that sets out principles to guide industry operators, health service and other welfare providers, interested community groups, consumers and governments and their related agencies in the adoption and implementation of responsible gambling and harm minimization initiatives.
Self-Exclusion Program: A Longitudinal Evaluation Study
Results show that according to the DSM-IV, 73.1% of the participants were pathological gamblers, and the intensity of negative consequences for gambling was significantly reduced for daily activities, social life, work, and mood.
Intolerance of Uncertainty and Problem Orientation in Worry
Worry, which is the central feature of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), is now recognized as a truly important clinical phenomenon. The present study examines the relationship between intolerance